Deschutes Update 3/25

We still have a few weeks before the irrigation season starts. Until then, the river upstream from the town still poses a bunch of good opportunities for fooling fish. There is a gauge to keep your eye on https://www.usbr.gov/pn/hydromet/destea.html This is Bureau of Reclamation site and has a very easy to read page for our …

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Fall River Update 3/25

Unsurprisingly, we have mixed reports from our lovely little spring creek. As the newest batch of fish have become residents, they’ve also gotten a bit more accustomed to their particular environment. This can make them both especially keyed into the hatch (or lack thereof) and also trickier to fool when they are eating. The good …

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Crooked River Update 3/25

Crooked River 3/24 We’ve got nothing but good reports coming in from the Crooked. While throughout the day fish can be caught with nymph rigs and Dry/Dropper action, the afternoons have seen great dry-fly fishing. As always this time of the year, the big pools can be fished with swung leeches and leech-dropper rigs. This …

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Crooked River Update 03/18/20

The Crooked River has been fishing well and people have out there getting after it. The bugs are still small and the hatch has been mainly baetis and midges but with some nice weather in the forecast I would expect some march browns, PMD’s and caddis to start to make appearances. Fishing has been best …

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Metolius River Update 2/13/2020

The river continues to fish well, Golden Stones, October Caddis, and an assortment of smaller Stonefly and Mayfly patterns are producing good numbers of nice rainbows. Plenty of Bull Trout are also being caught on nymph rigs, and those who are specifically targeting Bulls with bigger nymphs are probably catching more fish than those throwing …

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